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How to Plan Your 8 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari, Chimps Tracking And Wildlife

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How to Plan Your 8 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari, Chimps Tracking And Wildlife

Uganda is a fantastic destination for adventure lovers, nature enthusiasts, and wildlife enthusiasts alike. One of the most captivating attractions in Uganda is the mountain gorillas. An 8-day gorilla safari to Uganda is the perfect itinerary for people who want to experience a combination of outstanding gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tracking, and wildlife viewing. This guide will provide you with step-by-step guidance on how to plan your 8-day gorilla safari in Uganda.

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe

Your 8-day Ugandan gorilla safari adventure starts in Entebbe, where you arrive at Entebbe International Airport. After clearing customs, you will be met by your private tour guide who will transfer you to your hotel in Kampala. If you are early, you will have a chance to explore the city or relax at your hotel.

Day 2: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast on day two, you will drive from Kampala to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. En route, you will stop at the equator to take some photographs and have a quick coffee break. After lunch in Mbarara, you will continue your journey to the park, arriving in the late afternoon.

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day three of your 8-day gorilla safari is dedicated entirely to gorilla trekking in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. After breakfast, you will go to the park headquarters for a briefing from the Uganda Wildlife Authority team. The trekking takes about 2-8 hours, depending on the gorilla family’s location. After your trek, you return to your lodge for lunch and relaxation.

Day 4: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, you will depart from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will drive through the Ishasha sector on the way, where you can keep an eye out for tree-climbing lions. In the afternoon, you will go for a game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 5: Game Drive and Boat Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park

You will start your day early with a morning game drive through the Kasenyi tracks of the park. Expect to see various wildlife such as elephants, buffaloes, lions, hyenas, and so on. After lunch, you will go for a thrilling boat safari on the Kazinga channel where you get to see more animals such as hippos, crocodiles, and different birds species.

Day 6: Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge

After breakfast on day six, you will head out for your Kyambura Gorge Chimpanzee trekking expedition. Take a walk in the forest of Kyambura, where you will be able to see a variety of primate life. You will have the opportunity to view chimpanzees up close and watch them in their natural habitat.

Day 7: Drive from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Entebbe

After breakfast, you will start your journey back to Kampala, stopping at the Uganda Equator crossing for some photo opportunities and shopping for souvenirs. Continue your journey to Entebbe with lunch en route. Upon arrival in Entebbe, you will check into your hotel and enjoy a relaxing evening.

Day 8: Departure Day

On the final day of your 8 days Uganda gorilla safari adventure, enjoy breakfast, then head to the airport for an afternoon or evening departure.

What’s Included

  • Airport transfers to/from Entebbe airport
  • Accommodation and meals on safari as above
  • Gorilla permits USD 600.00 each
  • Visas
  • Personal travel insurance and items of a personal nature
  • Charter/Scheduled flights also optional extra

Meeting And Pickup

  • Pickup points
  • Select a pickup point
  • Start time
  • Opening hours
  • 3/11/2023 – 3/29/2024
  • Monday – Friday : 08:00 AM – 05:30 PM
  • Saturday : 09:00 AM – 03:00 PM
  • Sunday : 09:30 AM – 03:00 PM
  • Pickup details: Any suggested pickup point suggested by the client.

What To Expect

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking. This tour is wheelchair accessible, service animals allowed, infant seats available, and transportation is wheelchair accessible. Most travelers can participate.

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund. For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time. If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time or in the event of a no-show, no refunds will be issued.


Uganda is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for a combination of rare wildlife, beautiful landscapes, and great cultural experiences. An 8-day gorilla safari is a well-crafted itinerary that allows you to experience the best that Uganda has to offer. To book this tour, simply visit the link below:

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How to Plan Your 8 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari, Chimps Tracking And Wildlife

Experience Adventure Like Never Before: Book Your Tour Today!